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Moving Forward in Retail & Fashion: Balancing Risk, Cost & Flexibility in Freight Forwarding

Retail your way includes having the right inventory at the right time in the right place. In our webinar we tackled how to best manage air, ocean and rail transportation requirements in the context of a constrained and changed market. Watch the full webinar or read through the presentation to get more insights on it.

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Webinar Speakers

Peter Deuringer

Global Sector Head Consumer & Retail for MNC Customers

Zafer Engin

Head of Value Added Services (VAS) China, DHL Global Forwarding China

Barbara Gunter

Customer Engagement Manager, DHL Innovation Center Germany

Markus Panhauser

Head of Ocean Freight Europe, DHL Global Forwarding

Mirella Muller-Wuellenweber

President, Global eRetail & Fashion Sector at DHL

Sudeep Tandon

VP Airfreight Product Development, DHL Global Forwarding

  • In the logistics business since 1986. Seafreight Operations background and holding various management roles in Operations and Sales management.

    Since 1991 with the DHL Group and started with Seafreight Operations management and moved from there into various Sales management Roles from Routemanagement to Global Sector Head Consumer & Retail for the DHL Group. Working in the past also for CEVA Logistics in Sales management Roles with global responsibilities.

  • Zafer joined DHL Danzas Air & Ocean at 2002 as a branch manager of Izmir Office in Turkey. In 2006 he came to China as Trade Lane Manager of EMA region. In 2007 he got DHL employee of the year award in China.

    In 2008 he took over DHL Dubai OFR head position and run re-engineering program in Dubai Ocean freight team. As a result of successful re-engineering program Dubai Ocean Freight Process flow has been selected best ocean freight process flow in their segments.

    After his duty completion in Dubai he came back to DHL China and took over North and Central West Ocean Freight District Head position in 2010. After 1 year District Ocean Freight manager role, he promoted to be a Road and Multi Modal Head position and he became China Board Member in 2011.

    He is in expert level for Chinese Road and Belt Policy in DHL group and pioneering expending DHL logistic solutions along the Road & Belt Policy countries. During 2016 - 2017 - 2018 he assisted many Chinese local government to build up Block train connections from China to Europe direction like Chengdu, Xian, Hefei. In 2019 Zafer has been successfully graduated Harvard Business School AMP196 program and currently studying MIT Sloan School of Management, MIT Computer and Science and Artificial Intelligence Implications for Business Strategy.

  • Barbara has recently joined the DHL Innovation Centre Team as a Customer Engagement Manager, and has worked for DHL for around 15 years in a combination of operational, marketing and business systems roles.

  • President of the DHL eRetail & Fashion Sector, Mirella is responsible for developing and managing key customer relationships, leading a global team that serves the company’s top customers in online marketplaces, fashion and luxury. As part of DHL Customer Solutions & Innovation (CSI), her team simplifies the customer experience by providing a single point of contact to all DHL business divisions.

    Recognizing the potential for e-commerce to rapidly change business behaviors, Mirella has for many years helped to build DHL’s e-commerce capabilities. Prior to her current role, Mirella was Vice President of DHL Global E-commerce and was driving the development of the DHL e-commerce sector.

    Mirella has held a number of other senior leadership positions in sales, people management, and virtual team management, and has lived and worked around the world.

  • Markus Panhauser is Head of Ocean Freight Europe in DHL Global Forwarding. He is located in Hamburg where all Trade Management and the European Tender Teams are placed. Markus is member of the European board of DHL Global Forwarding and is responsible for all Ocean Freight Operations in Europe as well as for the product China Rail.

    Markus Panhauser is in shipping for 30 years and is experienced in Deep Sea Trades, Silk Road, Short Sea, High Tech, Fashion, Retail Logistics, Wine + Spirits, Reefers, Pharma, Industrial Projects, Oil + Gas, Customs, warehousing , NVOCC legal matters, Customs and Insurance.

    His pior engagements were Fr. Meyer´s Sohn global COO for the group managing 29 country organizations globally with 800 employees, Kuehne + Nagel Eastern Europe building up and managing 22 country organizations with 450 employees, as well as the management of Kuehne + Nagel Turkey as Managing Director.

  • Sudeep Tandon leads air freight commercial topics within DHL Global Forwarding in his current role as Vice President, Airfreight Product Development. Sudeep has had a varied career spanning engineering, management consulting, supply chain solution design and pricing. Sudeep loves to use data to answer hard business questions and is passionate about building and embedding digital tools in decision making process within air freight. Outside of work, his interest include teaching, gardening and eclectic reading.

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